This week I have decided to delve into the complex world of writer types and plotting. So What kind of writer are you? Like many things, there are two extremes…

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Beta readers. Those wonderful people that we love and dislike immensely in equal measure. Let’s face it, there comes a point where you have seen your work so much that you…

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Writing a novel can be daunting, especially for someone attempting their first draft of their very first narrative. Many first- time writers have a misconception that the longer the book the…

Continue Reading Novelettes, Novellas and Novels, What is the Difference?

Hi everyone. Previously we have spoken about the development of characters, but we have not yet spoken about the character roles and archetypes that you may find. I will begin…

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Welcome back. So far we have journeyed through the joys of world-building and plotting and continued with the creation of magic systems. Today, I will discuss one of my favorite…

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You are well on your way to writing your epic fantasy and your world-building is going as smooth as any author could dream. You have now reached the point where…

Continue Reading Let’s Make Some Magic: Magic Systems in Fantasy

It is true, there is a lot that needs to be considered when writing a fantasy. From plot to characterization to magic systems, the list seems never-ending.I find, however, that…

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